Love, Pomegranate House

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DIY Apothecary Jars

I don’t know about you but I’m in love with these little beauties.

They are gorgeous and pretty and whimsical and I like them! And they are so verstile! You can use them in the bathroom, kitchen, on bookcases, or for seasonal decor. Love it!

My not-so-favorite part of these beauties?? The price tag. The gorgeous ones above? $40-$50 a pop. Not so much affordable in this girl’s budget. You know, that budget of CHEAP.

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DIY Blue Mason Jars

One thing those close to me have learned is that I have a tendency to reject “trendy” things. I reject them until the fad is good and settled, then I cave and give it a chance and fall MADLY in love with it. It’s not that I don’t like “trendy” items. It’s more that I don’t like to go with the crowd. Say no to peer pressure!! Or not.

This was the case with Harry Potter. I refused to read the books while all my friends were devouring them. Then, after the 3rd movie had come out, I gave in and read the first book. Needless to say, I went through the series pretty quickly and just as much a Potter-fanatic as anyone. {Excuse me Hogwarts!! I’m still waiting for my letter!! I don’t care that I’m 26!!!!}

I did the exact same rejection with mason jars. While they were everywhere when I was planning my own wedding, I wanted nothing to do with them. Sure, they were pretty and cute and versatile. But no. My stubbornness won out. Now? Oh I have a collection to rival anyone! They take up 2 shelves in my coveted tiny kitchen cabinets! Do I stop snatching them up the second I see them at a thrift store? Heck no!

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